It is with regret that the Racing Skills Day scheduled to take place at Southampton Canoe Club on Saturday 28th July has been cancelled, this is due to limited uptake as a result of the school holidays.
The next Racing Skills Day is scheduled to take place at Roadford Lake, Devon on Saturday 18 August 2018, information will be sent out by Tuesday 24 July.
We look forward to seeing you all at future Racing Skills Days.’
Talent Programme Administration Officer
Following consultation last year, the MRC has agreed a revised set of rules for U12s marathon racing, to be adopted from 1st September 2018. Continue reading “New rules for U12 marathon racing”
Jim Taylor-Ross is running two Race Coach courses in the South West this summer, subsidised under the MRC scheme
Continue reading “Race Coach Courses – South West”
British Canoeing have launched a specific Race Coach Award (level 2) in January 2018, with the first course be planned for spring 2018. The MRC is able to offer funding to support courses provided in canoe clubs by unsupported, volunteer coach tutors to similarly unsupported students.
Full details and application forms below.
Continue reading “MRC funding for club race coaching”
A great guide from the Purple Paddler website, listing stability ratings for different boats:-
A new, canoe racing-specific course has just been developed at the “Coach Award” level, targeted at the Club Race Coach and will be rolled out during 2018. So if you’re interested in a racing-specific coaching qualification please contact BC Coaching Department firstname.lastname@example.org. The MRC Coaching rep Jim Taylor-Ross is available if you wish to talk through any ideas or issues.
It’s not your rudder that slows you down, it really isn’t. But if the science of the perfect rudder is your thing, this is an interesting read:
Continue reading “Rudder Design”
A practical guide to getting yourself organised for canoe racing
Continue reading “Your First Race”
Your School Games has published a set of guideline activity ideas for canoeing activities targeted at different school age groups. Click here to download